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Florence Marie Caspar

November 29, 1949 — March 23, 2020

Florence M. Caspar, 70, of Grand Island passed away on March 23, 2020 at CHI Health St. Francis with her family by her side in Grand Island. Due to COVID-19 a celebration of life will be held at a later date. A private family burial will be held in Grand Island, Nebraska at the Grand Island City Cemetery. Apfel Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Florence was born on November 29, 1949 in Emmett, Idaho to Lucien and Viola (McIntosh) Bottorf. She grew up in Grand Island where she received her education from Grand Island Senior High. She then graduated from Beauty School in 1968 and became a beauty instructor following graduation. She married Thomas Caspar on December 4, 1971 in Aurora, NE. After which the family lived in Grand Island until her passing. Florence attended and graduated from nursing school in 1982. Following graduation she was an LPN for Park Place in Grand Island. She then was employed by Tiffany Square, VETs home. She was employed by Family Practice until her retirement.

She was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church. Flo enjoyed watching her children play sports, doing crossword puzzles, playing golf, quilting, movies and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by husband, Thomas Caspar; sons, Curtis (Connie Armes) Caspar and Brian (Kristin) Caspar; daughters, Michelle (Monte) McIntyre, Gyna (J.R.) McFarland and Monica (Kirk) Chamberlain; 10 grandchildren; brother, Larry (Connie) Bottorf; sisters, Sharon (Wayne) Gleason, Shirley Kraft and Rhonda (David) Mudloff.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Lucien and Viola Bottorf; brother, Donnie Bottorf; infant sister, Viola Bottorf.

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